UN Drug policy

November 12, 2010

A Cop Says Legalize Drugs - in Central-Europe

Jack Cole, a former anti-narcotics policeman and a founding member of LEAP visited Central-Europe

September 26, 2010

Vienna Declaration - in 5 new languages

The Vienna Declaration is now available in five more languages thanks to the European Drug Policy Initiative (EDPI)

September 24, 2010

Vienna Declaration - in 5 new languages

The Vienna Declaration is now available in five more languages thanks to the European Drug Policy Initiative (EDPI)

September 22, 2010

Our open letter to Mr. Fedotov

Civil society organizations hope that the promising words of the new UNODC director will be put into action soon

April 8, 2010

The dark side of drug policies – scholarship for journalists

HCLU is now calling for applications to its new media scholarship program

March 10, 2010

Russian drug czar says methadone treatment is possible

The head of the Russian government delegation stated that methadone treatment is not effective - but there is a possibility to do that in Russia

November 27, 2009

How the UN sets back harm reduction in Hungary

Hungary is to adopt a progressive national drug strategy in December 2009, but the opposition is using the UN Political Declaration to prevent its adoption

June 25, 2009

Call to Action: Support Global Drug Policy Reform

A petition for a humane approach in drug policy on the occasion of the world drug day

June 25, 2009

European Drug Policy Survey

In the first comprehensive European report on the attitudes of adults on drug policy, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union and its partners have found that the vast majority of adults in seven EU countries are not deterred by drug laws, but they think that drug laws may have a deterrent effect on other people.

March 27, 2009

UN high level meeting - press coverage

The list of journalists who received a scholarship from HCLU to travel to Vienna and report the High Level UN Meeting on drugs

March 27, 2009

UN high level meeting - press coverage

The list of journalists who received a scholarship from HCLU to travel to Vienna and report the High Level UN Meeting on drugs

March 13, 2009

HCLU in action: Stop the Global War on Drugs!

A demonstration and press conference in Vienna, March 11, 2009

February 19, 2009

Dare to Know!

More information about the UNGASS review

February 18, 2009

FORGET THE MYTHS - GET THE FACTS

The truth is that the criminalization of drug use does not lead to less drug users

January 26, 2009

Scholarship for Journalists

We call for applications to the 10 Years of Global Drug War scholarship for journalists - DEADLINE EXTENDED to MARCH 9!

 

January 6, 2009

Unintended Consequences - poster & video contest

HCLU is now accepting entries to a photo & video contest about the unintended consequences of the global drug war - DEADLINE IS EXTENDED!

April 2, 2008

Mr. Costa's Mailbox

A collection of emails sent by people to Mr. Costa - ASK HIM TOO!

March 7, 2008

Hearing at the European Parliament

Members of EP and NGO representatives discussed the possible ways to influence the 10 years evaluation of the UN drug policy

February 21, 2008

Harm Reduction: a controversial issue?

According to UNODC harm reduction is fully compatible with the recent UN drug control system

January 29, 2008

America educates Europe on drug policy

The U.S. government attempts to sell its failed drug policy in Europe.

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